St Mary's bookshop is dedicated to the region's history. It boasts an extensive range of books about Gateshead, Newcastle and the North East.
It stocks the largest range of local history titles produced by local publisher Summerhill Books. These include:
- Memories of Felling
- Low Fell in Old Picture Postcards
- Newcastle's Old Pubs
Titles from other publishers including Tyne Bridge, Amberley and History Press are also well stocked.
As well as books, there is a great range of stationery from popular supplier Museums and Galleries. As well as this, there are local history prints from Gateshead Local Studies archive.
St Mary's bookshop hosts author events, signings and book launches. Visit www.gateshead.gov.uk/whatson for further details of upcoming events.